Norad’s Civil Society Department: Funds for Women’s Rights 2018-2020

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Norad's Civil Society Department has announced a call for proposals for efforts supporting two Grant Scheme Allocations: Allocation 1: Funds for efforts supporting the follow-up of 1325- Women, Peace and Security Allocation 2: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (Women’s Economic Participation and Empowerment and Women’s Political Participation and Empowerment) Allocations & Priorities Funds for efforts supporting the follow-up of 1325- Women, … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute: Seeking Applications for She Entrepreneurs 2018

Deadline: 4 October 2017 Are you a woman with a vision? Do you want to develop as a social entrepreneur to lead change? If yes, then apply for the She Entrepreneurs 2018! Swedish Institute (SI) is seeking applications for its She Entrepreneurs 2018 to support young women social entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Sweden and allow them to emerge with a strong and active network of likeminded women who support each other in driving important changes in … [Read more...]

Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF): Seeking LOIs for Single-year Grants

Deadline:  2 October 2017 The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is seeking letter of intents (LOIs) for its Single-year Grants program to support Community Based Organizatons (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that are: Governed and directed primarily by women Grassroots and community-based. All project staff must be in-country. VGIF envisions a world where gender equality prevails and where women and girls can access or create opportunities for … [Read more...]

Women Deliver: Inviting Applicants for Young Leaders Program

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The Women Deliver is inviting applicants for its Young Leaders Program that provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women 2017 Edition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in partnership with the African Union is implementing the 2017 Edition of the “Kwame Nkrumah Regional Scientific Awards for Women” to promote the participation of women in science and technology across the continent. The award programme contributes to the promotion of Africa and regional development and integration through science, technology and innovation. Objectives To award and honour outstanding … [Read more...]

Miss.Africa 2018 Seed Funding Round III: Tech Initiatives for Women in Africa

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for its Seed Fund in Africa that will give small grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting … [Read more...]

World Bank, SVRI Call for Proposals 2017: Innovations in Preventing Gender-Based Violence

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) have launched a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing gender-based violence. The SVRI and the WBG are requesting proposals for innovative research and interventions or related activities that will contribute to the prevention and response of gender-based violence in low and middle income countries. All projects under this call should focus on the prevention and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 13th Edition of IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is “Women’s Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability”. Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

The Maypole Fund: Seeking Applications from Women Only

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Maypole Fund is seeking applications to support imaginative, non-violent and politically expressive projects from women and welcomes applications from women only for projects and activities for any of the following: anti-militarism; action against the arms trade; action against nuclear weapons and weapons systems; creating a culture of peace and the prevention of conflict and war; action to support disarmament policies, processes and related … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities on Women and Gender!

FBA's 1325 Grants: Promoting Women's Participation in Issues Concerning Peace and Security Deadline: 1 November 2017 Do you represent an organization or a foundation working to promote women's participation in issues concerning peace and security? If yes then apply for project grants from the FBA! Each year the FBA grants funds to projects that support the implementation of those resolutions, with a specific focus on projects that promote women’s equal participation in issues concerning peace … [Read more...]

IREX Community Solutions Program 2018–2019: Addressing Issues related to Environment, Women and Gender

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) is inviting applicants for its Community Solutions Program (CSP) 2018–2019 with an aim to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Types of Program Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community Solutions fellows are matched to host organizations throughout the US where they … [Read more...]

AUC/NEPAD Call for Proposals: Good Practices in Skills Development for Africa

Deadline: 2 October 2017 Are you passionate about reducing unemployment levels among the African youth? Are you part of a project that seeks to generate employment through the development of skills? Does your project aim to change the perception of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) or other levels of education in your country?  If yes, then you can get a chance to share your work with the continent, network and gain great exposure. Africa is in dire need of job creation … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Disability Inclusiveness Development Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) is accepting applications for its Disability Inclusiveness Development Programme, valued between £25- £30 million, which will improve the long-term well-being and inclusion of people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. Objectives Design and implement innovation interventions in DFID priority countries, using contexts that test new approaches to disability inclusion, focusing in areas … [Read more...]

Securing Water for Food: Inviting Applicants for Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched a global water-agriculture photo contest to call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. Aims Harness the power of images to tell a story that raises awareness and inspires action to Securing Water for Food’s commitment to enterprises and organizations with innovations … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters’ Photojournalism Grants: Developing the Next Generation of Photojournalists

Deadline: 10 November 2017 Thomson Reuters is seeking applications for its Photojournalism grants program to develop a diverse new generation of photojournalists to tell original human stories from around the world. Reuters Pictures is offering up to eight $5,000 USD grants to passionate photojournalists or students of photojournalism who are interested in working on photo assignments and projects to advance their abilities and tell new stories. The photojournalism grants are being launched … [Read more...]

Mohamed Dekkak: Inviting Applicants for Peace & Tolerance Scholarship Award

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Mohamed Dekkak, a Moroccan businessman, investor, art collector, cultural even promoter and philanthropist; is inviting applicants for its Peace & Tolerance Scholarship Award . A Moroccan expat, he is best known as the Chairman and Founder of Adgeco Group of Companies. Mohamed Dekkak has been overseas for an extended period. He is a business professional and a successful Moroccon entrepreneur with high academic & business qualifications; Mohamed Dekkak … [Read more...]

AHRC-MRC Global Challenge Research Fund: Developing Research Capacity in UK & Developing Countries

Deadline: 26 October 2017 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the MRC are seeking proposals for its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to develop inter-disciplinary research capacity and capability in both the UK and developing countries, jointly and collaboratively and across career stages. The aim is to generate reciprocal benefits through integrating understanding of cultures and histories into medical and public health challenges in a global context and to equip the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Frame’s Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Travel Grant for Foreign Art Experts for Travelling to Finland to promote the international mobility and networking of art experts in order to promote the opportunities of Finnish art and artists for international interaction and the exhibition of Finnish art internationally. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Frame is an … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund

Deadline: 13 October 2017 Do you have an innovative idea that supports responses to natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies? If yes then apply for GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund! The GSMA Disaster Response Innovation Fund can provide funding to help applicants to test or scale it. GSMA is looking for ideas that use mobile technology to assist and empower individuals or communities affected by humanitarian emergencies, or to strengthen prevention, preparedness and response in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Canada Gairdner Awards!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Nominations are open for Canada Gairdner Awards that recognize the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists who are advancing humanity and the world. The awards Sponsored by the Canada foundation that was establish in 957 with the main goal of recognizing and rewarding international excellence in fundamental research impacting human health. The Gairdner Foundation is committed to increasing the diversity and gender equity of Gairdner awards. More … [Read more...]

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